6.9 out of 10


Ranked 28th best neighborhood in Los Angeles
33.9889972125034 -118.473356230365
Great for
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Eating Out
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Shopping Options
  • Parks & Recreation
Not great for
  • Parking
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Cost of Living
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5

"Venice is a beachfront neighborhood on the Westside of Los Angeles"

Venice Beach is known for the canals, beaches and two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only beachfront stretch that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors. It is a mixed bag, and not for everyone. During the summer months it can be very crowed and congested.

Abbot Kinney Boulevard is considered the nucleus of the area, with retail stores, restaurants, bars and galleries lining the street. The “First Friday” of every month food trucks park on Abbott Kinney Boulevard and shops stay open as late as 11:00 pm. The artistic facade of many of the retail stores would be reason enough to stroll down Abbott Kinney; it is all very individual and unique.

Residential neighborhoods within Venice differ radically ranging from multi-million dollar homes to low income housing. If one is interested in living in the Venice Beach area, it would be important to work with a local Realtor or friend who is very familiar with the area.
  • Close to LAX
  • Close to downtown LA, Santa Monica

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Best Streets in Venice

"One of the best neighborhoods in Los Angeles"
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Unranked Streets in Venice

Paloma Ave

"Ever Eclectic, Venice still full of color and fun"
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Rose Ave

"Quaint little bohemian street"
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"An amazing little street tucked behind the Venice boardwalk"
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Windward Ave

"Lots to do along the coast"
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